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TwelveAMnTX

TwelveAMnTX

Age : 49
Location : TX
Registration date : 2015-06-26

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PostSubject: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 1:44 am

I really haven't made much of anything since high school, but I have some hand tools & a few machine tools in the garage. I decided to make my own pipe rack out of some left over wood I had in the garage. I wanted to see if I could make it without having to purchase anything. I did pretty good except for having to buy some Forstner bits, because the spade & hole saws were really not cutting it.

Put together & all ready to be stained.
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After the 1st coat of stain.
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After the 2nd coat of stain.
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After a coat of wax to shine it up a little.
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This is what it looks like with some pipes on it.
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Thanks for looking!
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Ozark Wizard

Ozark Wizard

Age : 56
Location : Mark Twain National Forest, MO
Registration date : 2014-10-11

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 2:30 am

Very nice!
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AJ

AJ

Age : 71
Location : East of the Rocky Mountains
Registration date : 2012-03-18

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 3:43 am

You've got yourself a nice rack. Wish I had the tools and skills to do something like that. Smile

AJ
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Brewdude

Age : 67
Location : Arid-zona
Registration date : 2011-05-04

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 8:09 am

That's dandy!

Cool


Cheers,

RR

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eklektos44

eklektos44

Age : 63
Location : Virginia
Registration date : 2015-04-10

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 8:44 am

Nice! Cool
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Gonzo

Gonzo

Registration date : 2015-03-18

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 9:00 am

Nicely done! I have yet to make my own pipe rack...something I should really get to one of these days. Just a thought, if you drill the holes for the screw head down a bit more into the top piece you can use wooden plugs to hide the top giving it a nice finished, all wood look.
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Ozark Wizard

Ozark Wizard

Age : 56
Location : Mark Twain National Forest, MO
Registration date : 2014-10-11

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 11:50 am

I'm more inclined to use dowels, personally, but screws make it more serviceable..
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TwelveAMnTX

TwelveAMnTX

Age : 49
Location : TX
Registration date : 2015-06-26

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 3:32 pm

Thanks Ozark Wizard, ajn27511, Brewdude, eklektos44 & Gonzo!

Gonzo wrote:
Nicely done! I have yet to make my own pipe rack...something I should really get to one of these days. Just a thought, if you drill the holes for the screw head down a bit more into the top piece you can use wooden plugs to hide the top giving it a nice finished, all wood look.
Yeah I didn't have any wood plugs & the wood putty was dried up. I wanted to try to use only what I had available & not buy anything more than I had to. I was originally going to do as Ozark mentioned & use dowels, but I just said screw it, so I did!
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Gonzo

Gonzo

Registration date : 2015-03-18

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 3:48 pm

I hear ya there. I make a lot with what i have lying around in scraps from other projects. Unfortunately also leads to me never wanting to get rid of anything that might be even a little useful later on. Your pics finally got me going on building my own however! thanks for putting this up.
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TwelveAMnTX

TwelveAMnTX

Age : 49
Location : TX
Registration date : 2015-06-26

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 3:57 pm

Gonzo wrote:
I hear ya there. I make a lot with what i have lying around in scraps from other projects. Unfortunately also leads to me never wanting to get rid of anything that might be even a little useful later on. Your pics finally got me going on building my own however! thanks for putting this up.
You're welcome, I'm glad it served as an inspiration. I look forward to seeing what you come up with!
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monbla256

monbla256

Age : 74
Location : DFW Metroplex, Texas
Registration date : 2012-01-15

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 8:54 pm

NICE, NICE piece of work !!! I especially like the lighter, clear finish as opposed to the usual darker finishes one usually sees on racks !! It allows the pipes to shine !! Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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Fatman

Fatman

Age : 57
Location : Alaska
Registration date : 2013-02-14

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 10:17 pm

I like the way it turned out. I have no craft skills, so I am envious!
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Hiram-2011

Hiram-2011

Age : 41
Location : Illinois
Registration date : 2012-03-23

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 10:29 pm

Very nice work, wish I had that kind of skill.
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TwelveAMnTX

TwelveAMnTX

Age : 49
Location : TX
Registration date : 2015-06-26

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyTue Feb 23, 2016 11:00 pm

monbla256 wrote:
NICE, NICE piece of work !!! I especially like the lighter, clear finish as opposed to the usual darker finishes one usually sees on racks !! It allows the pipes to shine  !! Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
Thanks monbla256, I had some leftover Golden Oak stain that I used on it. I like the lighter to medium colored wood stains & I'm just glad it came out as good as it did.

Thanks Fatman & Hiram-2011, I took a few years of woodshop in high school & had a good teacher. Wink
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Sid.Stavros

Sid.Stavros

Location : Athens-Greece
Registration date : 2015-08-05

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyThu Feb 25, 2016 5:52 am

Beautiful rack! Very Happy
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acaciavet

acaciavet

Age : 70
Location : Shores of Lake Ontario
Registration date : 2010-02-04

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyThu Feb 25, 2016 11:58 am

Outstanding old boy. I don't know how long that took to build but they would sell well on Ebay. I can't make anything so I have to buy my racks and i know the prices!
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TwelveAMnTX

TwelveAMnTX

Age : 49
Location : TX
Registration date : 2015-06-26

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PostSubject: Re: My Homemade Pipe Rack   My Homemade Pipe Rack EmptyThu Feb 25, 2016 7:50 pm

Thanks Sid.Stavros & acaciavet!

acaciavet wrote:
Outstanding old boy. I don't know how long that took to build but they would sell well on Ebay. I can't make anything so I have to buy my racks and i know the prices!

Now that I have the design worked out it probably wouldn't take as long as the first took to make. I don't know about selling them on ebay. There's a lot of used stands always listed for real low prices, but thanks for the compliment.
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